Gadabout Life

More of the same yesterday, light and variable wind most of the day and picking up to a steady 10-12 kts overnight. The seas have been fairly benign, although we wallow...

We departed the Galapagos for the Marquesas yesterday afternoon under gray skies and a light mist of rain. The wind was light and variable for the first several hours but finally...

Our friend, Tom, joined us in Panama City to crew with us on our passage. After leaving the big city behind and spending several days enjoying an isolated anchorage in the...

After a great night of sailing and the wind pushing us in the direction we wanted to go, we anchored in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal Island, Galapagos this morning. Today...

We crossed the equator this morning and we are officially in the South Pacific ocean! A proper ceremony was held and Neptune granted us permission to transition from lowly polliwog to...

Our birds “friends,” and I use that term very lightly, have stuck around for a couple of days now and have completely worn out their welcome. Sure, they’re fun to watch...

We had good wind most of the day yesterday, which made for solid sailing but it slowed dramatically overnight and, consequently, so did we. We ended up motoring for 6 hours...

It’s a partly sunny day, the fishing lines are out and crew spirits are much improved. Rough seas continued all day and much of the night. Although we had about 12...

When the birds flew off yesterday they left behind quite a little mess on the bow. Someone made an offhanded comment about needing a little rain to rinse it and all...

The computer has revived itself, at least for now, which is nice because it’s much easier to type out updates on a keyboard than old-school texting the 160 allowable characters on...